Henna, in the form of powder of dried leaves of the homonymous plant (Lawsonia inermis) is used for temporary tattoos on the hands and feet can also be applied to the hair as a dye or to treat them. It is not recommended for use on colored hair permed or treated because they may not achieve the desired color and white hair which gives a nasty red-orange.
It makes the hair darker, the color intensity varies with the duration of application. Gives volume, vitality and softness. It also protects the hair from external aggressions and helps hair growth.
How to use:
Put the henna in a glass cup, instead.
Add hot water and stir until the dough is not too large.
Wear gloves before using the product because henna is very strong, you risk to have stained their hands and fingernails for several days. Apply the mixture on the hair clean and dry from the roots to the tips, like a traditional dyeing.
Later, leave for a time that can vary from half an hour to five hours depending on the intensity of color desired.
Then proceed to rinse and wash with plenty of mild shampoo.
Put the henna in a container.
Add some black tea (used to give shine to the hair). Add two tablespoons of vinegar, preferably apple (need to fix the color on the hair).
Mix everything together with a wooden spoon and make sure that the mixture is neither too wet nor too dry.
Place around the face and ears, a cream very fat or oil. To prevent stains from henna put a pair of gloves. Apply the mixture to dry hair and dirty.
When all the hair will be full of the compound or wrap with plastic wrap or place them in a cap and leave on for at least an hour.
Rinse and wash with a mild shampoo for colored hair. In order for treatment to restore hair functions repeat this process every 3 weeks.
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